The Emergence of the Structure of the Molecule and the Art of Its Synthesis | Lab tips for organic synthetic lab |

At the core of chemistry lie the structure of the molecule, the art of its synthesis, and the design of function within it. This Essay traces the understanding of the structure of the molecule, the emergence of organic synthesis, and the art of total synthesis from the 19th century to the present day.


Prof. Dr. K. C. Nicolaou

Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Article first published online: 3 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/anie.201207081

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